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Are you toying with the idea of starting your own small law firm? Maybe it’s a long-held dream, or perhaps you’ve reached a turning point in your job / life? Whatever the reason or circumstance, this event will give you all the encouragement you need to take the first step. Featuring presentations from small firm entrepreneurs (both experienced and new start-up) and others, this is your opportunity to hear first-hand testimony and practical advice from experts and practitioners
Pensions experts Rhys Taylor of 30 Park Place and financial planning specialist Paul Cobley discuss the changes to state pensions, how the court should approach pensions in light of pension freedoms, and pensions within financial remedies on divorce
We commission exclusive articles from leading practitioners and commentators, on all areas of family law and practice
Oxfordshire County Council’s legal team could be saying a permanent goodbye to filing after successfully completing their first ‘paperless’ case.
In the second installment on emotional health for lawyers, Julian Hall takes a look at the behaviours that undermine our sense of wellbeing
While Theresa May was very clear, on 17 January, in her speech on Brexit that we would be leaving the single market, she failed to properly address the legal implications of leaving the EU. These are myriad and unlike in employment law, simply incorporating existing EU law into domestic law (as previously proposed by Theresa May in her mooted Great Repeal Bill and confirmed again during this speech) is not going to work in many areas, and especially not for family law. International ...
With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it’s important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts provides a guide on relevant private client law for the family lawyer.
On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK voted in a referendum by a fairly narrow majority to leave the EU. Family law has been part of Europe since, at least, March 2001 with the introduction of Brussels II. What will be the impact of Brexit on family law practitioners?
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
This event will provide practical advice on setting up your own firm
This webinar, inclusive in Family Section membership for 2016, will give a practical overview and advocacy tips, including on threshold, evidence, fact-finding and expert witnesses. Listen now!
The Law Society’s Library lists precedents for bare trusts
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service outlines responsibilities for preparting the court bundle where the applicant is unrepresented
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Family division president says reforms will not work without better court equipment.
Criminal barrister Brian Altman QC will succeed Ben Emmerson QC.
We talk cricket and the Commonwealth with serial legal pioneer Baroness Scotland QC.
How will a significant change from established practice affect the court’s power to rule on foreign pensions?